Avid Product Development Eliminated Manual Surface Finishing for MJF 3D Printing with PostProcess

Surface Finishing Revolutionized with the PostProcess® RADOR™ Solution


BUFFALO, NY, USA – March 10, 2022 – Avid Product Development, a Lubrizol Company, has selected a PostProcess RADOR automated surface finishing solution to enhance their Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) manufacturing services. Avid partners with customers and offers solutions customized to their unique product design, prototyping, and additive manufacturing needs.

MJF Surface Finishing in the PostProcess® RADOR™

Prior to PostProcess’ RADOR investment, Avid relied on hand sanding each MJF part, an approach that did not fully leverage the production scale of multiple MJF printers. As more of Avid’s customers desired enhanced surface finishing, a more efficient solution was necessary to speed up finishing time and reduce the manual labor involved in post-processing.

Designed with Additive Manufacturing in mind, the RADOR employs a patented Suspended Rotational Force to meet the desired Roughness Average (Ra) on a wide range of 3D print materials. The RADOR offers superior surface finishing with evenly treated parts and reduced cycle times with minimal operator intervention. Intelligent cycle times and variable detergent dosing finish parts with minimal breakage while preserving fine feature details.

According to Drew Baggen, Sales and Marketing Manager at Avid Product Development, “High end finishes was a bottleneck in Avid’s production line. The RADOR helps us increase manufacturing efficiency, streamline our finishing operations, and meet the growing demand for production 3D printing.”

Nick Xenakis, North American Central Territory Manager at PostProcess said, “The team at Avid was excited to get the RADOR up and running. Eliminating hand sanding from their MJF workflow offered consistency for their end customers as much as it freed up labor. Pleased we were able to help Avid in their commitment to offer competitive and differentiated additive manufacturing services.”


About Avid Product Development, A Lubrizol Company:
Avid Product Development assists companies around the world with product design and commercial-grade 3D printing. As a trusted resource for engineering and additive manufacturing services, Avid Product Development is committed to providing quality solutions, from start to finish, that support the long-term growth and sustainability for both customers and employees. Avid Product Development offers a unique blend of 3D printing capabilities, including design for additive manufacturing (DfAM), prototyping, and production using powder bed fusion (MJF, SLS), fused filament fabrication (FFF), and photopolymerization (DLP, SLA), with an expertise in various post-processing technologies. Learn more at avidpd.com.

About PostProcess:
PostProcess is the leader in automated and intelligent post-printing solutions for 3D printed parts. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Buffalo, NY, USA, with international operations in Mougins, France, PostProcess removes the bottleneck in the third step of 3D printing – post-printing – through patent-pending software, hardware, and chemistry technologies. The company’s solutions automate industrial 3D printing’s most common post-printing processes with a software-based approach, including support, resin, and powder removal, as well as surface finishing, resulting in “customer-ready” 3D printed parts. Additionally, as an innovator of software-based 3D post-printing, PostProcess solutions will enable the full digitization of AM through the post-print step for the Industry 4.0 factory floor. The PostProcess portfolio has been proven across all major industrial 3D printing technologies and is in use daily in every imaginable manufacturing sector.

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